BritBox, the new British-focused streaming service from the BBC and ITV, has finally gone live in the UK where customers will pay £5.99 to following a free 30 day trial. Here's the biggest shows in the service's launch catalogue: Full box-sets include all six series and specials of Downton Abbey, all three series of Broadchurch, seven series of Only Fools and Horses, three … [Read more...] about What’s on BritBox?
BritBox, the ITV and BBC owned streaming service, has confirmed it will be available on Samsung TVs, Freeview Play set top boxes and TVs and YouView set top boxes in a move giving it access to millions of homes across the UK. The service is focussed on UK made content and is coming to the UK following launches in the US and Canada. Owners of Samsung TVs made after 2015 … [Read more...] about BritBox is coming to Samsung TVs and Freeview Play & YouView boxes
ITV has struck a deal to include “hundreds” of hours of factual and entertainment content from Channel 5 and Comedy Central, both owned by Viacom, in the UK version of Britbox. As announced earlier this summer, the UK version of the service is 90% owned by ITV with the BBC taking a minority 10% holding. Under today’s deal with Viacom, box-sets from Channel 5 can appear on … [Read more...] about Viacom’s Channel 5 and Comedy Central content is joining Britbox
The BBC and ITV have confirmed that their BritBox subscription streaming service is coming to the UK following its successful launch in North America. The service, which offers a mix of original shows and content from the broadcasters’ archives, launched in the US in 2017 before expanding into Canada the following year and now has more than half a million subscribers. The … [Read more...] about BBC and ITV’s BritBox streaming service will launch in UK this year
BBC Worldwide, the broadcaster's commercial arm, and ITV are joining forces with US cable network AMC to launch a new subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service early next year. Named BritBox, the service will showcase both British broadcaster’s content, including some shows which have never aired in the States. Drama premieres include Anthony Horowitz’s New Blood, which … [Read more...] about BBC, ITV and AMC to launch new US subscription streaming service